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Scala 2017
Sun 22 - Mon 23 October 2017 Vancouver, Canada
co-located with SPLASH 2017
Sun 22 Oct 2017 09:00 - 10:00 at Regency C - Keynote Sunday Chair(s): Philipp Haller

Reynold Xin is a co-founder and Chief Architect at Databricks. At Databricks, he led the development of Apache Spark and was behind many of the recent efforts, e.g.:

  • DataFrame: a high level DSL in Scala/Java/Python/R for working with big data
  • Project Tungsten: a new execution engine to achieve 10X to 100X performance using code generation

Prior to Databricks, he was pursuing PhD research at the UC Berkeley AMPLab, where he worked on large-scale data processing.

Sun 22 Oct
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08:30 - 10:00: Scala 2017 - Keynote Sunday at Regency C
Chair(s): Philipp HallerKTH Royal Institute of Technology
scala-2017-papers08:45 - 09:00
Day opening
scala-2017-papers09:00 - 10:00
Reynold XinDatabricks